Planters can get very pricey, especially if you are looking for anything that is colored or eye-catching. Simple clay, terracotta, or plastic pots are generally the cheapest way to go. It doesn’t cost much more, however to upgrade those pots yourself at home with some paint! Here are some exciting and lovely ideas for painting your basic planters to give them character! Which will you choose to do?!
How To Seal Painted Flower Pots
First things first! You need to know how to seal the paint from your painted flower pots!
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Lace Terracotta Pots
Use a doily to make this look super easy!
Chalkboard Planters with FolkArt Stencils and Paint
Stencils are a total game changer when it comes to painting custom planters!
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Spray Painting Planters
Spray painting planters is an easy way to make them cohesive!
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Sleepy Face Planter
This cute and snoozy face is easy to paint!
Geometric Painted Planter
This is a fabulous way to upgrade a basic planter into something cool and interesting! Give it a try!
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Hand paint some beautiful tropical foliage to complete this look!
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Striped Rubber Band Painted Pots
Use rubber bands to make uneven stripes along the planter! It’s easy to do, but the outcome is great!
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Peekaboo Clay Pots
Having the true clay color peek through is a fun way to paint your flower pot!
Lady Bug and Bumble Bee Planter
These are adorable!
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Partially Stencilled Pot Art
Doing just parts of the pots is a fun way to be creative with stencilling!
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You can hand paint most anything on these planters, so why not mushrooms?!
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Hand Painted Moon Phase Planter
This is so cute and easy to replicate!
Dip Painted Pots
This is a super fun way to paint!
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Fruity Flower Pots
These colorful and fruit inspired planters are so cute! I love how they pineapple pot is decorated with a plant that completes the illusion!
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Ombre Flower Pots
You can use paint to make these gorgeous planters! Just don’t forget to seal the paint!
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Ice Cream Planter
You scream, I scream, we all scream… for plants?!
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Chalkboard Paint Planters
Use chalkboard paint to make a canvas for drawing, labeling, or using a sassy saying on the outside of your planter!
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Glitter and paint come together to make this special planter!
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Unicorn Flower Pot
These are so cute and the design is simple enough to hand paint!
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Painted Pots With Mud Cloth Pattern
These are cute and leave some room for character!
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Crazy Rainbow Planter
This is so fun!
Get a little spacey! We all know your plants are out of this world…
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Terracotta Plant Pot by Pots And Paint
Polkadots are great!
Rainbow Painted Flower Pots for Kids
Painted Cats Terracotta Flower Pot
Cat lovers unite for this awesome terracotta flower pot!
Painting Terracotta Flower Pots
Painters tape can be used to make the varying lines!
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Chalkboard Paint on Plastic Pots
Make your plastic pots look more like clay by using chalkboard spray paint!
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Geometric Painted Pots
How cool are these?! I love the bold, bright colors!
Dot Drawing Painted Planters
Create an outline of your drawing with dots!
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Designed Spray Paint
You can use stencils and other tools to make awesome design with spray paint!
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Hand Painted Lady Bug Planter
This is simple, but so cute!
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